Department of
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   CHFS Group




1st Conference on Open Source Computational Fluid Dynamics

COCFD 2014


2nd OpenFOAM Workshop






















The CHFS research group is honored to hold the first OpenFOAM introductory workshop on July 29th, 2013 at University of Zanjan.


This workshop is strongly recommended for all students who need Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) in their thesis. 


Workshop will be held in 4 sessions. Included topics are:


Session 1: Introduction (9:30 to 11:00)

- Introduction to Linux commands

- Overview of OpenFOAM

- Installation of OF

- Talking about aliases and multiple OF packages

- OpenFOAM case structure

- Running my first OpenFOAM case

- Boundary conditions in OpenFOAM

- Discretization Schemes, linear equation solvers and case control


Session 2: Meshing (11:15 to 12:45)

- blockMesh

- Other meshing programs: ICEM, GAMBIT

- snappyHexMesh, OpenFOAM native mesher

- Mesh quality


Session3: Additional Subjects (14:00 to 15:30)

- Ploting Residuals

- Parallel running

- Multiple Commands

- Error debugging

- Other tips and tricks

- Using Functions in ControlDict

- Swak4Foam

- Linux Bash Script

- Turbulence modelling, wallFunctions and yPlus

- Implementing a new solver and compilation, adding transport equation

into bouyantBoussinesqSimpleFoam


Session4: Questions, doubts and attendees own cases (15:45 to 17:15)

- OF installation problems

- Other probable errors and problems


Registration Fees are 100'000 Rls for ZNU students and 200'000 Rls
for other participants. For signing up and further questions please contact us on:

Mojtaba Amiraslanpour